Tuesday, March 22, 2011
A Strange MN Version of "The Truman Show"
So why is this guy living there? After visiting the website, I'm still not really sure. Apparently he is "The Human Do.ing" - a strange "Truman Show" - esque campaign for Blue Cross where he tries to live a more healthful life for a month. You can vote on activities you want to watch him do such as "chair push-ups" inside his glass box, inside the ginormous, ugly box that made MN famous, the MOA. And then he video blogs about each day. Oh gaaaaaash, you betchya. While I think the Do campaign that encourages people to be more active and healthy is a good one, this little stunt just seems kind lame and Minnesoooooota to me. Like, nobody would ever do this in Cali or New York. I guess maybe some fatties will be encouraged to be more active by voting, then watching a chubster live in a mall for a month. If he bounces a rubber ball, they are supposed to do the same. And I guess bouncing a rubber ball is better than doing nothing. I already go to the gym several times a week and do a mix of cardio, yoga, pilates, spinning and swimming, enjoy walking/biking/hiking when it's not freezing outside, and eat healthy foods, so seeing this just gives me more questions, such as: Is he eating in the food court? Cuz you'd have to do a lot of "basketball dribbles" to work that shiz off.